Course rules and resolutions

 

Executive Master of Business Administration


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014 (the ‘Coursework Policy’), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2015, the Resolutions of the Faculty,the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAEXMBAD-01

Executive Master of Business Administration

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

This is a professional master's course as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher qualification with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; and
(b)
relevant work experience as determined by the Business School (approximately 10 years of business experience); and
(c)
performance at a selection interview designed to establish the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(d)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(e)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit candidates without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

5 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Executive Master of Business Administration.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Executive Master of Business Administration, a candidate must complete 72 credit points of core units of study in a prescribed sequence specified by the Business School.

6 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must achieve a minimum credit average (65%) in EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 before proceeding to the next core units in the prescribed sequence.
Candidates who successfully complete EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 but fail to achieve a minimum credit average will be eligible for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration.*

*Note that full credit transfer is available for all units completed from the Table of postgraduate units of study: Executive Master of Business Administration.

7 Award of the master’s degree

The master's degree will be awarded in the pass grade.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Credit or waivers may be granted in recognition of prior learning in accordance with the Coursework Policy 2014 (Note: a waiver on its own waives a requirement but does not reduce the volume of learning for the degree as a whole).
(2)
Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may be eligible for specific credit of up to 36 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been.
(3)
Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may be eligible for specific credit of up to 24 credit points for study undertaken within a university-delivered program of executive education deemed by the Business School to be of equivalent standard to that of the Executive Master of Business Administration.

9 Course transfer

Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may elect to discontinue study and graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, with the approval of the Business School, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.*

* Note that full credit transfer is available for units completed from the Table of postgraduate units of study: Executive Master of Business Administration.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.